The Sun News

Pre-K openings at Lindsey, Miller and Tucker elementaries

Three Houston County schools have 11 openings for pre-kindergarten students. Lindsey Elementary has two openings, Miller Elementary has one and Tucker Elementary has eight. The positions will be filled out of zone on a first-come, first-served basis for those not already enrolled in a Georgia Lottery-funded pre-K program.

Any out-of-zone students will be required to provide their own transportation.

Parents who are interested and participated in the district’s pre-K lottery may stop by the school to register. Anyone who did not participate in the lottery should go to Central Registration with the appropriate paperwork.

Pre-K students must have turned 4 years of age on or before Sept. 1. Only a parent or legal guardian may register a child. Pre-K registration requires the following items:

Parent/guardian photo ID

Certified birth certificate

Guardianship/custody orders if the child does not live with his natural parents

Lease or mortgage plus second proofs of residency from one of the following:

Utility bill (electric, water or cable bill)

Property tax statement or income tax statement

Automobile registration or insurance

Mail from any government agency

Social Security Card or waiver

Ear, Eye and Dental Screening, Georgia Form 3300 (available from a doctor or the Health Department; required once accepted into the Pre-K program)

Immunization Certificate, Georgia Form 3231 (available from a doctor or the Health Department; required once accepted into the Pre-K program)

Proof of eligibility for Medicaid, SSI, TANF or food stamps, if applicable; and agreement to participate in parent workshops and monthly parent activities.

Lindsey Elementary is located at 81 Tabor Drive in Warner Robins. Miller Elementary is located at 101 Pine Valley Drive in Warner Robins. Tucker Elementary is located at 1300 Tucker Road in Perry. Central Registration is located in the Bert Rumble Complex at 303 South Davis Drive in Warner Robins. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. until noon on Wednesday. (Central Registration is closed during school system holidays.) For more information, please call the Director of Special Programs Ron Wilson at 478-988-6330, extension 10330.